World Travel Packing List for Musicians

This article will cover the ins and outs of your RTW Gig bag as a traveling musician. Now, keep in mind that this list is directed towards a guitarist or other stringed-instrumentalist. I will assume ahead of time that you’re not … Continued

Big Beers, Mountain Scooter Rides and an Interesting New Friend: A Spontaneous Night in Heidelberg

During my visit to Germany with a couple of friends last year, we met a lot of interesting people. We met some of our best German friends in Heidelberg–which is in the southwestern corner of the country–when we stayed with Johannes, a … Continued

Traveling With A Guitar: Europe

I’ve decided to make a few entries in each corner of the world I visit to address a question that I pondered frequently before leaving home to travel for the first time. What the hell am I doing to do with … Continued

Do You Need To Know a Foreign Language for International Travel?

  Do you need to know a foreign language when traveling internationally? This is a question that plagued my mind for months leading up to my first trip overseas. I knew virtually nothing in Spanish, French, German or Italian other than … Continued

Hitchhiking and Train-Hopping Madness

   Editor’s Note: If you’re not familiar with the “Artists Abroad Story” you should read it before checking out this article.   I am writing you from the small town of Deiva Marina, Italy, where we have been (get ready … Continued

Free Inner-City Transportation In Europe

    This tip comes to you by way of innocent-accident-turned-purposeful-deviance. I noticed people getting on and off of the buses in Geneva without paying anything, just walking on and sitting down. So I thought- hey, free buses! I’d used … Continued

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